This stylish office chair is made out of paper

news via Fast Company - co-design

The Italian design brand Arper just debuted a new version of its iconic office chair, the Catifa 53. But instead of leather, metal, or plastic, the updated Catifa Carta’s seat is made of 29 layers of paper—and it’s designed to sequester carbon. The chair’s innovative material was created by PaperShell, a Swedish startup founded in 2021 with the goal of producing alternatives for traditional plastic. To manufacture the artificial wood, PaperShell starts with by-products like sawdust,...


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